Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on July 16, 2008

in Comics

Hmm, we’re about to talk about comics so it must be Wednesday!  Welcome to the RazorFine Comic Rack boys and girls.  Pull up a bean bag and take a seat at feet of the master as we look at the new comics set to hit comic shops and bookstores today from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, WildStorm, Vertigo, IDW Publishing, Dynamite Entertainment, Devil’s Due Publishing, Virgin, and Image Comics.

This week includes Amazing Spider-Man, Batman and the Outsiders, Captain America, Casey Blue: Beyond Tomorrow, Godland, Moon Knight, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Scalped, Zorro, and the first issues of Batgirl, Conan the Cimmerian, Final Crisis: Rogues Revenge, The Helm, Spike: After the Fall, Universal War One and Voltron: A Legend Forged.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Angel: After the Fall, Astro City: The Dark Age Book 1, Hulk: WWH – Warbound, Scrambled Ink, Trials of Shazam Vol. 2, Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons Vol. 1, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #79

Editor’s Note: comic shipping dates are subject to change and unexpected delays.


Batgirl #1 (of 6) – A new mini-series featuring Cassandra Cain as Batgirl. [$2.99]

Batman and the Outsiders #9 – The return of Metamorpho and Looker. [$2.99]

DC/WildStorm: DreamWar #4 (of 6) – The two universes continue to collide in this six-issue mini-series. [$2.99]

Final Crisis: Rogues Revenge #1 (of 3) – The murder of Bart Allen may have finally caught up with the Rogues in this Final Crisis tie-in. [$3.99]

The Joker’s Asylum: Posion Ivy – Another one-shot narrated by the Joker, this one focusing on Poison Ivy. [$2.99]


Amazing Spider-Man #566 – Spidey and Daredevil try to stay on step ahead of the army of villains on their tail. [$2.99]

Captain America #40 – It’s Captain America versus…Captain America? [$2.99]

Mighty Avengers #16 – When, and how, was Elektra replaced by a Skrull?  Find out here! [$2.99]

Moon Knight #20 – Extra-sized issue finds Moon Knight hunted by the police and forced to deal with Werewolf by Night.  Also available in a variant cover. [$3.99]

Universal War One #1 – “The European best-seller – now finally presented in English!  In the midst of a latent civil war between the core planets and outlying planetary settlements, an immense wall has cut our solar system in two.  The black wall absorbs all light and matter, and it’s up to a band of soldiers facing courts martial to investigate the phenomenon.” [$5.99]


Casey Blue: Beyond Tomorrow #3 (of 6) – Casey Blue has the FBI on her tail and a new mentor as the mini-series continues.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Conan the Cimmerian #1 – Conan returns home in this new monthly series.  Also available in a variant cover. [$2.99]

The Helm #1 – Matt Blundry finds himself a mystical helm at a garage sale and decides his destiny is going to be a super-hero, whether the helm agrees or not.  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]

Scalped #19 – Dash learns the truth about Carol’s past. [$2.99]

Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic #31 – Zayne Carrick is ready to turn himself in and expose the conspiracy which framed him, but will he live long enough to complete his quest? [$2.99]


Bomb Queen V #3 (of 6)Bomb Queen plans her revenge against the White Knight. [$3.50]

Charlatan Ball #2 – “Chuck Amok and Caesar find themselves in a realm where magic is real – and it’s all worth fighting over!” [$2.50]

Frank Frazetta’s Swamp Demon – This one-shot about druids, demons, and a witch-goddess called Kallista, takes place 500 years before “Shadows of Mirahan.” [$3.99]

Godland #24 – “This issue wraps up Year Two in mind-bending style!” [$2.99]

Spike: After the Fall #1 (of 4) – Spike and Illyria’s first months in Hell are the focus of this new four-issue mini-series.  Available in three variant covers. [$3.99]


Brothers in Arms #2 – The WWII video game adaptation continues on Utah beach.  Available in two variant covers. [$3.50]

Ramayan 3392 A.D. Reloaded #7 – Rama and Lakshman make King Baali an offer he can’t refuse. [$2.99]

Sabrina The Teenage Witch #95 – Now out of the dark hold, Sabrina begins to heal herself and those around her. [$2.25]

Voltron: A Legend Forged #1 (of 5) – “Over twelve centuries ago, the galaxy’s best minds secretly bridged magic and science to create a mighty warrior Voltron, their only hope of salvation from the Drule Empire.  This is that story, kicking off a brand new epic miniseries spanning through both space and time.”  Available in four variant covers. [$3.50]

Zorro #5 – What caused Diego and Bernardo to return to America?  Find out in this issue! [$3.50]


Angel: After the Fall – The first five issues of the maxi-series are collected in this hardcover volume which picks up the story after Los Angeles has been sent to Hell. [$24.99]

Astro City: The Dark Age Book 1 – The first half of the “Dark Age” saga is collected in this hardcover volume

Countdown to Final Crisis Vol. 2 – The second of four volumes collecting DC’s year-long event. [$19.99]

G.I. Joe: America’s Elite Vol. 5: Wolrd War III Omnibus – Collects the entire “WWIII” storyline from issues #25-36 in one trade paperback volume. [$34.99]

Hulk: WWH – Warbound – The Hulk’s army of alien monsters might be the only thing that can stop the new threat in the New Mexico desert in this trade paperback collecting the five-issue mini-series. [$12.99]

Punisher War Journal Vol. 3: Hunter Hunted – The Punisher and Kraven the Hunter both go after the same prey in this trade paperback collection.  And neither of them likes to share. [$14.99]

Scrambled Ink – From the animators at DreamWorks Studios comes this hardcover collection of tales “too big for the silver screen.” [$19.95]

Showcase Presents: Hawkman Vol. 2 – Another b&w Showcase Presents trade paperback collects more classic Hawkman adventures. [$16.99]

Spider-Man: Brand New Day Vol. 2 (Premiere) – More post-MJ adventures are collected in this second hardcover volume which introduces the new villain – Freak. [$24.99]

Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes – Collecting Action Comics issues #858-863 as Superman tries to discover what has happened to the heroes from the future he met in his youth. [$24.99]

Trials of Shazam Vol. 2 – The second half of the maxi-series is collected in this trade paperback as Freddy Freeman completes the trials to become the new Shazam. [$14.99]

Ultimate X-Men Vol. 18: Apocalypse – Issues #89-93 are collected in this trade paperback featuring the arrival of Apocalypse. [$13.99]

Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons Vol. 1 – Tales from all three worlds are collected in this trade paperback volume. [$18.99]


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